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Joseph Mallord William Turner
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Joseph Mallord William Turner was an English artist born on April 23, 1775. Mallord William Turner contributed to the Romantic movement and died on December 19, 1851.

Self Portrait at age 16, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Self Portrait at age 16 1791

Fishermen at Sea, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Fishermen at Sea 1796

Self Portrait, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Self Portrait 1799

Must toiling Man for ever meet disgrace, and eat his hard earn’d bread with heated face, and all his acts in dull Oblivion lay

On Labour, Creativity and Patriotism 1809

Hannibal and his Men crossing the Alps, Neoclassicism

Hannibal and his Men crossing the Alps 1810 – 1812

Dido Building Carthage, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Dido Building Carthage 1815

The Bass Rock, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Bass Rock 1824

The Bass Rock, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Bass Rock 1824

The Battle of Trafalgar, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Battle of Trafalgar 1822 – 1824

Waterside Buildings, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Waterside Buildings 1834

Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight 1835

A Packet Boat off Dover, Joseph Mallord William Turner

A Packet Boat off Dover 1836

The Fighting Téméraire, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Fighting Téméraire 1839

The Slave Ship, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Slave Ship 1840

Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Snow Storm: Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth 1842

The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa, Joseph Mallord William Turner

The Dogano, San Giorgio, Citella, from the Steps of the Europa 1842

War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet, Joseph Mallord William Turner

War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet 1842

Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway, Joseph Mallord William Turner

Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway 1844

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